EFI Newsletter - June 2020

08 Jun 2020

From the onset of the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus and throughout the lockdown period, EuroMed Feminist Initiative has adapted to swiftly respond to the needs of women who have been struggling to come to terms with the additional pressure caused by the pandemic which, in most cases, has exacerbated their already vulnerable situations.

With reports of increasing rates of gender-based violence during the COVID-19 lockdown, EuroMed Feminist Initiative members in all countries have directed their efforts to adjust the provision of services and guidance, and bring much needed support at all levels to many women at a time when the pandemic crisis is aggravating existing inequalities and vulnerabilities.